The x264 main developer from the VideoLAN open source project has announced that the x264 free H.264 encoder can now also create Blu-ray-quality video.more »
The Lightworks video nonlinear editing program will be released as Lightworks Open Source in the fall of 2010.more »
Chat, instant messaging and video communication: the KDE Real Time Communication and Collaboration (RTCC) project wants to improve the integration of real time communication into the desktop environment.more »
In an open letter to Google, the Free Software Foundation suggested that the software giant freely release the VP8 HD video compression format after having acquired the On2 video technology firm.more »
Linus Torvalds's foundation is doing a sequel this year of its creative community ad campaign for Linux with a second video contest. The winner will receive a laptop loaded with Linux and a trip to LinuxCon in Boston in August.more »
The iPad presented in San Francisco by Apple chief Steve Jobs has enraged the Free Software Foundation (FSF). It seems Apple is increasingly compromising user freedom by imposing Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) on the tablet.more »
Media Player Roundup Comparing Linux media playersJan 26, 2010
We compare some popular Linux media players, including Banshee, Rhythmbox, Amarok, and Songbird.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics